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Market Theater is a well-equipped, 230-seat venue, dedicated to the performing arts, and is managed by the company Unexpected Productions. This theater is tucked inside the Pike Place Market, so when you go shopping there you can catch a show at Market before heading home. The Market Theater hosts several events, award functions, film festivals and documentary screenings along with regular plays and comedy shows.
This chic gallery in the Pioneer Square was established in 1983 and is renowned for its contemporary artistic displays of national and local artists such as Susan Skilling, Jeffrey Simmons, Kerry James Marshall and Louise Bourgeois. A highly sought after venue by top artists as well as new ones, their thematic group shows are one of the best and well presented shows. Do check out the sculpture deck which is on the second level displayed outdoor. This is a must visit gallery if you can only fit in one gallery visit in your schedule.
Since its conception in 1968 by Richard White, this acclaimed contemporary art gallery has changed hands as well as locations quite a few times. Currently located in the historic Pioneer Square and under the direction of Phen Huang from the Huang family of the Canadian Bau Xi Gallery, Foster/White is nestled in a century old building. The gallery has large ceilings, authentic wood beams and a huge space for exhibition. Foster/White Gallery is a member of the Seattle Art Dealers Association (SADA). Featuring over 40 local artists such as Will Robinson, Dale Chihuly, Eva Isaksen, Bobbie Burgers, Benjamin Moore, and Alden Mason who are known for their glass, sculpture and painting works. The gallery's austere white walls makes sure that your eyes will be drawn to the artworks and nowhere else.
Located in the Seattle Fire Department Headquarters, this museum pays homage to the brave personnel in the department and documents the various heroic rescues conducted by the team over the years. The museum features a range of exhibits attesting to the fire department's history and several key events over the years, from artifacts and firefighting equipment to rescue plans, vintage fire trucks and more. Donations are encouraged.